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Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.
William Jennings Bryan
In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
There is no being eloquent for atheism. In that exhausted receiver the mind cannot use its wings, - the clearest proof that it is out of its element.
When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs. I'm more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often.
No man was ever eloquent by trying to be eloquent, but only by being so.
George Henry Lewes
I am not the most eloquent guy in the world.
The dinosaur's eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better.
No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.
James Taylor is the kind of person I always thought the word 'folksinger' referred to. He writes and sings songs that are reflections of his own life, and performs in them in his own style. All of his performances are marked by an eloquent simplicity.
I grew up in an eclectic house where people were listening to all types of different music. I also think being educated, eloquent and knowing how to talk for yourself in the industry makes you go a long way.
Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.
Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent at the hands of Steve Hamilton.
If only I was as eloquent as Demosthenes, I would have to do no more than repeat a single word three times.
Johann Georg Hamann
I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century.
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